Vivian M. Reckers
Vivian M. Reckers, age 90, of the Good Samaritan Home, died on Thursday, July 4, 2019 in Blessing Hospital. She was born on February 2, 1929 in Pittsfield, IL the daughter of Oscar and Margaret (Naes) Ryan. She married Wilbur Reckers on July 12, 1957. He preceded her in death in November of 1999.
Over the years, Vivian worked at the Hosiery Mill, APEX and for many years at Bueter's Bakery. She was a member of St. Francis Catholic Church. She was known as the 'firecracker' at the Good Samaritan Home. Vivian also enjoyed eating out and playing cards.
Vivian is survived by:
ONE DAUGHTER: Diana Keller and her husband Richard of Quincy
TWO GRANDCHILDREN: Christie Behrens and her husband Paul of Hannibal, MO and Nick Keller and his wife Christine of Quincy
FOUR GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN: Macy and Brody Behrens; Caleb Bunte and Emma Keller.
A SISTER-IN-LAW: Evelyn Dietrich and a good friend, Joyce Terwelp.
Numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives also survive.
In addition to her husband, Vivian was also preceded in death by her parents, Siblings: John Ryan along with his wife Shirley; Louise West along with her husband Lester; Mary Ann McLaughlin along with her husband Raymond; and Helen Ervin along with her husband Richard and a good friend Don Terwelp.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, July 8, 2019 at 11:00 AM in St. Francis Catholic Church. Interment in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be held at St. Francis Catholic Church from 10:00 AM until the time of the services at 11:00 AM. Memorials may be made to St. Francis Catholic Church, Quanada or to St. Jude Children's Hospital.
Philip Reckers Family
- Our deepest sympathy comes your way. I recall so fondly the good times and memories.
- Diana, So very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.